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Re: [vox] News: Linspire and Micro Center Announce Expanded DesktopLinux Offerings In Response to Customer Demand
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Re: [vox] News: Linspire and Micro Center Announce Expanded DesktopLinux Offerings In Response to Customer Demand



On Wed, May 11, 2005 at 04:41:20PM -0700, Rod Roark wrote:
> On Wednesday 11 May 2005 04:21 pm, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> >   "The partnership follows recent market research reports that
> > predict revenues from desktop Linux PCs will grow to $10 billion by
> > 2008. In addition, internal surveys by Micro Center reveal that
> > more than 75 percent of its customers have an interest in running a
> > Linux-based operating system."
> 
> 75 percent??  That would be astounding if true.
> 
> On the other hand, with McAffee and the like jumping in your
> face every time you boot up your new Windows PC, perhaps the
> mainstream is finally catching on that there oughta be a
> better way.
> 
> -- Rod

Last I checked, Linspire still runs as root, so I don't think that
Linspire is the better way. Why don't they preinstall Mandrake?

--Ken Bloom

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